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Ayana K Weekley

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • Black Feminism
  • HIV/AIDS: AIDS and globalization
  • Representations of AIDS in the media
  • National and international discourses of the pandemic
  • AIDS among African American communities

Educational Background

  • BA: Psychology, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, 2002.

Outreach Activities

  • Foundation Board Member for Naral Pro- Choice Minnesota: 2004 - 2005
  • Graduate Committee Representative, Feminist Studies: 2003 - 2004
  • COGS Representative, Feminist Studies: 2002 - 2003

Awards

  • Philanthrophy and Human Rights Fellowship, Otto Bremer Foundation, Fall 2003
  • Helen Hawthorne Hartung Fellowship, Fall 2003
  • MacArthur Scholars Fellowship, Fall 2002

Courses Taught

  • Politics of Sex
  • Women Write the World
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